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A Celebration of Refugee Mental Health Advocacy During Mental Health Awareness Month

Filed in Event News by on May 1, 2019

Photo of a Mental Health Awareness Month green ribbon.

During the month of May—Mental health Awareness Month—NSDI invites the public to helps us celebrate our strong history of refugee mental health advocacy at both local and state levels, listed below:

News Articles
Nile Sisters Focuses on Refugee and Ethnic Mental Health Throughout May»
Month-Long Advocacy for Refugee Mental Health»
NSDI Leads State-Sponsored Refugee Mental Health Session»
Mental Health Matters Day at State Capitol»
Refugee and Immigrant Mental Health Round-Table»
Female Genital Cutting: A Conversation in San Diego»

Mental Health Resources
MIND ( Matters Involving Neuro-Disorders )»
MIND | Institute»
Resources for Victims of Crime»
NSDI Addresses Domestic Violence in the Community»

Downloadable Publications
Advancing Equity: Refugee and Ethnic Mental Health»
MIND | Institute Resources»
MIND Toolkit»

MIND | Institute Hosts Fourth Cohort for Behavioral Health Navigator Training

Filed in Health Program News by on May 1, 2019

Slated to begin on May 14 and finish on June 11, 2019, a fourth cohort of Behavioral Health Navigators ( BHNs ) will train in MIND | Institute small-group lectures and discussions led by seasoned subject-matter experts on mental and behavioral health. To date, 31 BHNs, including individuals from refugee and immigrant backgrounds, have participated in the comprehensive training. Class sessions are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00–7:00pm. Candidates interested in participating in MIND | Institute training must submit application documents no later than 5:00pm, Friday, May 10.

MIND | Institute Application»
MIND Overview»

Previous Cohorts
First MIND | Institute Training Begins April 9»
Inaugural MIND | Institute Cohort Completes Training»